Life After University: The art of being comfortable with the uncomfortable

Life After University: The art of being comfortable with the uncomfortable   Being comfortable with the uncomfortable, being at ease with the unknown, being mentally stable when external circumstances are unstable is to date one of the most challenging journeys I have consciously decided to embark on. After university, you are finding yourself outside this comfortable and save space where things are pretty predictable and comforting. This environment in which you know exactly the direction you are heading toward and the opportunities you can create for yourself. After this time, the journey is all about adjustment and flexibility. Sometimes, it feels that your potential does not match your reality at all and the efforts put in bettering your situation do not […]

How to stay focused on your goals? A week writing challenge – 7 days 7 key questions

How to stay focused on your goals? A week writing challenge – 7 days 7 key questions Sebenni Ni Taama means writing and traveling, because putting things on paper is a great way tool for making sense of your reality, traveling in the depth of your mind and assisting you on reaching new goals in your lives. Those are a series of questions meant to help do the work. They may come handy if: You find ourselves stuck in your journey You are willing to take concrete action to keep getting closer to your goals You aim to continuously measure your progress After answering those questions, it is up to you to deepen your self-reflection time. For instance, to write with clarity […]

Conversation with Pamela Ohene-Nyako

Conversation with Pamela Ohene-Nyako Historian in becoming, Communicator, Activist, Multifaceted artist, Founder of Afrolitt’ Some women scream inspiration, motivation and admiration. So when you find out what their history is, where they actually come from, the steps they took to arrive where they are, it relieves you. It makes you ponder about the tools necessary for you to truly make manifest the best of yourself. Pamela is that type of woman. Pamela is of Swiss and Ghanaian background. In Switzerland, she created the new, yet already successful literary group regarding literature from Africa and its diaspora called Afrolitt’. It is one of a kind in the region as it questions how stories featured in Black fiction can relate to oneself, one’s […]

Conversation with Kierra Yvonne Fields

Conversation with Kierra Yvonne Fields Poet, Writer, Photographer, Artist, Traveler Kierra is an empowering personality whose journey and words are beyond inspiring. Kierra is an African-American who has a very special relationship with Africa. She recently published a poetry collection, Roots & Tides, which details her initial travels through Africa. This work demonstrates the importance of knowing oneself. A genuine awareness of our identity definitely matters for self-development and self-realization. I am impressed by her healing process, her consistency and her sincerity in bringing out the jewels of her being. Her passion for writing and travelling and her fascinating creative work which bring out those two paradigms together are particularly powerful. It is exactly what Sebenni ni Taama stands for, writing and travelling as […]

Conversation with Vanessa Anta Keita

Conversation with Haneek.s Highly talented illustrator widening representation of African women Haneek’s work is not only extremely gorgeous it is also meaningful and purposeful. The power of her illustrations goes beyond its aesthetics.Images are a conveyor of power, they influence perceptions, including self-perceptions. In this sense, her art is inspiring for it creates space for women who are too often under or misrepresented in illustrations and challenges the notion of beauty. Her creative work is stunning, what strikes me most is the softness and natural beauty of the faces she portrays. I find her art empowering as it diversifies the way African women and men are portrayed in our culture and magnifies their beauty. I also believe that her work carve space in […]